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Billionaire Twiggy Forrest is going to launch a Super Rugby rival competition

Western Australian billionaire miner Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest will announce plans for a breakaway rugby league within days after the Western Force lost its appeal against being axed from the Super Rugby competition. Today the NSW Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by RugbyWA against the ARU’s decision to discontinue the Western […]
Billionaire Twiggy Forrest is going to launch a Super Rugby rival competition
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David Pocock is out of the test series against England

After losing the first test to England, 28-39, in Brisbane last night, the Wallabies have been dealt a further blow today with injury keeping number 8 David Pocock out of the remaining two tests in the series. Pocock was replaced in the 69th minute under the blood rule. Scans have […]
David Pocock is out of the test series against England
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Jonah Lomu ‘died from bloodclot on lung’

Jonah Lomu’s death was most likely from a blood clot on a lung associated with air travel back to New Zealand after the Rugby World Cup, former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew says. The former All Blacks doctor and close friend made the case for the blood clot in an […]
Jonah Lomu ‘died from bloodclot on lung’
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Richie McCaw is retiring, will fly helicopters

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has announced his retirement from professional rugby. He made the announcement on his Facebook page saying it was time to “hang up his boots”. [facebook url=”https://www.facebook.com/RichieMcCaw07/posts/188492644825270:0″] An official announcement by McCaw and the All Blacks was streamed via Periscope this morning. Prior the announcement New […]
Richie McCaw is retiring, will fly helicopters
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OBITUARY: Jonah Lomu, who transcended rugby like no other player

Jonah Lomu transcended the sport of rugby union like no other player. The on-field deeds of Lomu, who died on Wednesday morning, captured the imagination of fans in all corners of the world during a 63-test career for the All Blacks. Latterly off-field aspects of his private life and his […]
OBITUARY: Jonah Lomu, who transcended rugby like no other player